Beatrice Asprey

England sing Lean On Me

England sing Lean On Me

REMEMBER WHEN Ben Foden was on X Factor? Now he’s back with a whole boy band! What do you think of England’s version of the Bill Withers classic, Lean On…

How rugby is changing lives

How rugby is changing lives

WHAT CAN rugby do for young people? Listen to Chantelle’s story and see Kelly Brown taking part in a Hitz rugby session to find out. This Premiership rugby programme, supported…

Ian Madigan

Argentina 17-23 Ireland: The Verdict

The positives  Ireland’s set piece dominated that of Argentina, a side who are renowned for being tough up front. The second Test’s stats show that Ireland won 11 of their…

Fergus McFadden

Argentina v Ireland: Schmidt reinstates the cavalry

JOE SCHMIDT has reinforced his team with Leinster’s RaboDirect Pro12 winners for Ireland’s second Test against Argentina on Saturday. Schmidt had always intended to give all of the 29 players…

Argentina v Ireland

Argentina 17-29 Ireland: The Verdict

Ireland won in Argentina for the first time Ireland made eight changes to the team that won the Six Nations in Paris earlier this season, yet they won their first…

Darren Cave

Ireland v Argentina: Schmidt backs inexperience

IRELAND have never won a Test match in Argentina, but that hasn’t stopped Joe Schmidt from resting many of Leinster’s RaboDirect Pro12 finalists and selecting an inexperienced side to face…

Stephen Ferris

Ireland trio pay tribute to Stephen Ferris

THOUGH Stephen Ferris’s retirement felt like it was inevitable, due to the length of time he’d been kept on the sidelines by injuries in recent years, it was still a…

The worst rugby kicks ever

The worst rugby kicks ever

IT’S A comfort to know that even the professionals can get it wrong sometimes! Here are some of rugby’s most poorly executed and embarrassing kicks. Just think, when we get…

London Irish

A new era at London Irish

WHEN London Irish said farewell to their training ground, the Avenue, a few weeks ago, it signalled the transition into a new era. It was a nostalgic day for some…

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Don’t miss this weekend’s league finals!

ARE YOU ready for the hottest weekend of the league season? Have you got your tickets, or failing that, the beers on chill in your living room? Don’t miss a…